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Next-gen Toyota Supra to debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Sports car fans will get a taste of the performance potential of the all-new Toyota Supra when a production prototype makes its global debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. Toyota chief engineer Tetsuya Tada and master driver Herwig Daenens will race the reborn legendary coupe up …

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Kia Stinger sworn in as Queensland Police pursuit car

From today drivers in Queensland, Australia run the risk of feeling the sting of Queensland Police’s latest road safety weapon, the twin-turbo V6 Kia Stinger. After an extended assessment program the first of a fleet of Stinger 330 sport sedans has begun service with the Road Policing Command as an …

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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe pricing and specification confirmed

Hyundai’s new fourth-generation Santa Fe SUV has arrived Down Under, promising class-leading active safety features, interior space and functionality, packaged in a family-friendly style. The seven-seat Santa Fe is available in three trim levels – Active, Elite and Highlander – and come standard with Hyundai’s SmartSense active safety suite and …

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2018 Subaru Liberty 2.5i and 3.6R Review

The Subaru Liberty has long established itself as a safe, sensible and dependable family sedan. Introduced in the 1980s, it became a household nameplate for many Australian families before the SUV boom came in and shifted things around. Nevertheless, the Liberty has retained the same formula through the generations, one …

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Honda Civic Type R sets new lap record at Silverstone

Following two successes in the Honda Civic ‘Type R Challenge 2018’ at the Magny-Cours and Spa-Francorchamps circuits, the hot hatch has set a new 2mins 31.32secs lap record for a front-wheel drive production car at the Silverstone GP circuit in the UK, beating the benchmark set by the previous generation Civic Type …

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Next-gen Toyota Corolla hybrid to be the most advanced yet

The all-new 2019 Corolla hatch will debut Toyota’s latest generation hybrid technology that will be available across the range when the new model graces Australian showrooms in August. Promising improved driveability and tractability, the upgraded Hybrid Synergy Drive in the new Corolla is also said offer the optimum balance between …

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Seven-seat Mazda CX-8 offered in three grades

Mazda has officially launched the all-new CX-8 mid-size seven-seat SUV in Australia. Sitting between the CX-5 and the CX-9 on the sizing scale, the middle kid offers seven-seat option in a more compact package. The three-tier CX-8 range is exclusively powered by a 2.2L SKYACTIV-D twin-turbo diesel engine that produces 140kW …

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New S Line Competition package headlines Audi A4 update

The Audi A4 Sedan and A4 Avant have received fresh new updates and are due to arrive in Australia in early 2019. The A4 receives a more striking front-end treatment from the design and sport lines models and above. The S line exterior package features new bumpers with a more …

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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera is a thoroughbred GT flagship

Aston Martin has taken the cover off the DBS Superleggera – a true thoroughbred that marks the return of not one, but two illustrious names. With DBS, Aston Martin is reviving an iconic nameplate that first appeared on in 1967, while Touring’s famous mark – Superleggera – will once again …

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Holden Acadia begins local testing ahead of late 2018 launch

Holden’s upcoming Acadia full-size SUV has begun rigorous real world testing on Australian roads as the lion brand expects SUVs to make up 35% of its sales next year. Set to go on sale later in 2018, the US-sourced seven-seat Acadia will sit as Holden’s flagship SUV, rivalling the likes …

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Chevrolet unveils bold-new Blazer SUV

Chevrolet is raising the bar on crossover design with the introduction of the 2019 Blazer. The all-new midsize SUV is the boldest, most progressive expression of the Chevrolet crossover design theme. A wide stance, tight proportions, a high beltline and dramatic sculpting give it a toned, athletic appearance from all angles. …

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Lexus LC F previewed with mysterious Gold Rush Rally entrant?

Lexus is participating in the 2018 Gold Rush Rally with a bespoke LC coupe, as revealed by a photo released by the luxury car maker in a tweet today. Accompanying the single rear quarter night shot of the hotted up Lexus LC are the words: “The Lexus tuned Lexus LC …

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First Look: 2019 Audi A1 Sportback

Eight years after the introduction of the original Audi A1 Sportback, the second generation model has arrived, bringing a more matured styling and advanced infotainment and driver assistance systems. Exterior Design The A1 Sportback has grown 56 millimetres in length to 4.03 metres, stands 1.43 metres tall including its aerial while …

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2019 Kia Optima revised and refreshed

Kia has afforded the 2019 Optima a makeover designed to give the mid-sized sedan a renewed relevance in an ever-changing Australian new car landscape. With a light once-over for external styling coupled to specification adjustment and a price realignment, the 2019 Si and GT Optima continues its role as Kia’s …

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